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Do you ever find yourself worrying about what might happen if you actually reach your goal? If so, it’s worth considering what success means to you, and what might be at the root of your fears.

Y ou may be completely committed to achieving the goals that you value and still feel nervous about it. Our aspirations are subject to change and chance, and as we get close to accomplishing outcomes that we feel passionate about, we can start to feel apprehensive.

Exciting… or stressful?

The “misattribution of arousal” can be a problem if you’ve been used to worrying about whether you will reach your goal. As we come close to the realization of a ...

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